Vehicle Struck By Train In Wakefield

by Christian Mower on May 30, 2018

A vehicle was struck by a train in Wakefield Tuesday afternoon. ~ Photo courtesy of Wakefield Police Facebook page

 
WAKEFIELD, NH – A car was struck by a train in Wakefield Tuesday. According to the Wakefield police at 2:55pm Police and fire crews responded to a report of a car being hit by a train at the point railroad crossing.

A vehicle was struck by a train in Wakefield Tuesday afternoon. ~ Photo courtesy of Wakefield Police Facebook page

 
Rescue crews had to extract the driver from the vehicle. The driver suffered serious injuries during the accident and was rushed to Frisbie Memorial Hospital.

Police said there was also a juvenile passenger in the car, who appeared uninjured but transported as a precaution.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Milton Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Authorities said the cause of the crash is still currently under investigation, however they do believe distracted driving and other issues may have been contributing factors.